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Dale Kelley Leaves Post as Director for Legislation

This video is no longer available. Tennessee Governor Bill Halsam announced Friday that Huntingdon Mayor Dale Kelley is leaving his post as director of legislation and returning to West Tennessee to handle special projects for the governor's office. Mayor Kelley…

Superintendent Finalists Interviews Scheduled

This video is no longer available. The Jackson-Madison County School District announced Friday a change in when the town hall meetings where the public can ask questions of the two superintendents finalists will be held. You will be able to…

West Tennesseans Hit the Road

The 4th of July holiday is officially here and thousands of Tennesseans are hitting the road. Triple-A of the South estimates more than 619,000 Tennesseans will travel over the long holiday weekend. That figure is actually down from last year.…

FEMA Announces July 7 as Final Day for Madison Co. DRC

This video is no longer available. FEMA announced Friday it is closing its disaster recovery center in Jackson, next week. The center, located inside the Jackson Center for Independent Living on Hollywood Drive was opened to help home and business…

Fireworks are Illegal in Some Parts of West Tennessee

For many, a 4th of July celebration is not complete without a lighting a few bottle rockets, roman candles and even sparklers. But by doing so, you could be breaking the law. In some area of West Tennessee, buying fireworks…

Beard Makes Appearance on Sex Charges

This video is no longer available. A Whiteville man indicted on 123 charges in connection with the sexual abuse of a young child was in court, Friday morning. Elfrin Beard, 35, is facing charges on 41 counts each of rape,…

Man Dead After Crashing into Henderson County House

This video is no longer available. A Lexington man is dead after trooper said he crashed his pickup truck into the side of a house. Troopers said just before 10:30, Thursday night, Robby Payne, 36, crashed his truck into a…

Henry Arraigned on Murder Charges

This video is no longer available. The Chester County man accused in the brutal beating death of an elderly relative was formally charged in his death. Joe Allen Henry appeared in a Chester County courtroom this morning where he was…

Police Investigate Stratford Lane Shooting

This video is no longer available. Two shootings discovered within 20 minutes of one another have Jackson police trying to find out if they are connected. At around 12:50 a.m., Friday, officers were called to a home in the 100…

Lambuth Bankruptcy Petition

Lambuth University filed a for bankruptcy protection, late Thursday. To see a copy of the petition in PDF form Click Here

Fayette Co. Deputies Search for Missing Man

This video is no longer available. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing elderly man from Arlington. According to deputies, George Nicholson, 82, left his home, Wednesday, at around 10 a.m. headed for the Horseshoe…

School Board Narrows Superintendent Field

This video is no longer available. The search for a new school superintendent for the Jackson-Madison School System has been narrowed down to just two candidates. The first is Beth Wright, superintendent of the Florence County School District Three in…

ARM Hosts Cookout for Homeless

This video is no longer available. Area Relief Ministries celebrated the 4th of July holiday a little early Thursday evening with their 4th annual Independence Day Community Cook for the homeless. ARM is a leader in the area when it…

Cole Waives His Right to Preliminary Hearing

A Madison County grand jury will decide if Brandon Cole will stand trial for allegedly robbing an area Dollar General Store and attacking a co-worker as they closed for the night. The 21-year-old waived his right to a preliminary hearing,…

New State Laws in Effect July 1

New laws taking effect Friday in Tennessee will: Enact the state's $30.78 billion annual spending plan. Authorize a cyber-based public charter school that provides educational resources to students by way of the Internet in a "virtual" classroom setting. Allow employees…

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